TheMossReport is a compilation of online newspaper and magazine articles about legal issues involving condominiums, HOAs, timeshares and cooperatives. TheMossReportis intended to provide a resource to community association volunteer leaders, association members, common interest community managers and community association legal practitioners to follow legal trends in the community association industry and research how legal issues have been handled in different states.
TheMossReport is compiled by Jeremy Moss, an associate at the law firm of MercerTrigiani. MercerTrigiani is a law firm with offices in Alexandria and Richmond, Virginia, dedicated to delivering the highest caliber corporate, litigation and public policy legal counsel to common interest community associations in Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Jeremy Moss joined the law firm of MercerTrigiani in October of 2007, practicing primarily in the areas of community association law. Jeremy is a 2007 graduate of the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. While earning his degree, Jeremy worked at the District of Columbia Attorney General’s Office in its Economic Development Section, and in-house at an international wireless telecommunications provider’s Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Division.
Jeremy is an active member of the Community Associations Institute, currently serving on the Virginia Legislative Committee of the Community Associations Institute’s Washington Metropolitan Chapter. Jeremy previously served on the Washington Metropolitan Chapter’s Community Relations and Quorum Editorial Committees and was recognized for his efforts and service to the Washington Metropolitan Chapter, being named as a Rising Star by the Chapter in 2009. In 2011, Jeremy was named Educator of the Year by the Washington Metropolitan Chapter. Jeremy is a member of the MercerTrigiani team that represents the Community Associations Institute as a registered lobbyist for the Community Associations Institute’s Virginia Legislative Action Committee.
Jeremy’s focus on community association law began as a law student – in law school, Jeremy received accolades in a national writing contest sponsored by the American Bar Association’s Real Property Probate and Trust Section writing about the application of the First Amendment to community associations, as well as having an article published in the Journal of Law, Philosophy and Culture about the philosophical basis for community association living. Jeremy remains an active writer and is a frequent contributor to Quorum and Common Ground magazines.
He is also a member of the Legislative Committee of the Alexandria Bar Association, Virginia State Bar, and the Virginia Bar Association. Jeremy was recognized as a Rising Star on the 2010 Virginia SuperLawyers list.
Jeremy can be reached by e-mail at Jeremy dot Moss at MercerTrigiani dot com.